On D-vaccination Day this Saturday (April 30), the Prefecture of Goiânia, through the Municipal Health Service (SMS), placed 29,074 doses of influenza (12,710), measles (6,748), and covid-19 (6,608). , and the update of the pediatric vaccination card (3,008).
Sixty-six health units in Goiânia were available throughout the day. – The balance is very positive. We must thank the people of Goiás for their commitment to the health of our population, ”says Mayor Rogério Cruz.
According to the SMS, the movement was calm and continuous in most places, as well as in the mobile units of the Vaccination Car parked at the Setor Morada do Ipê field in the southwest and the Church of Christ v. Solut, in the northwest.
In the morning, HSE holder Durval Pedroso followed the vaccination at the Alto do Vale Health Unit (USF) in northwestern Goiânia and took the opportunity to vaccinate 11-year-old Nicolas Silva brothers against Covid. -19, and Ana Júlia Silva, 4, against influenza and measles. “Today we built a great structure for D-Day and we are very happy to have such a positive reception from the population when we close the day and find that we are distributing more than 29,000 doses of vaccine in one day.” , he celebrates.
This Saturday, the target audience for influenza and measles vaccines was expanded. For influenza, in addition to the elderly, healthcare workers, pregnant and postpartum women (who have already been vaccinated), they also received: children aged 6 months to less than 05 years (04 years, 11 months). and 29 days), including teachers, indigenous peoples, comorbidities and the permanently disabled, the armed forces, truck drivers, public transport workers, young people and young people aged 12-21 in the context of social education activities. The group of comorbidities included immunosuppressed patients.
In addition to health care workers, children from 6 months to less than five years of age were vaccinated against measles. The campaign for all groups will continue until June 3 in Goiânia’s 71 vaccination rooms and from that date vaccination will be open to the entire population.
Goiânia is giving more than 29,000 doses of Covid-19 against influenza and measles this Saturday (April 30), the day of vaccination: “The balance is very positive. We must thank the people of Goiás for their commitment to the health of our population, ”says Mayor Rogério Cruz.
Municipal Health Department (SMS) – Goiânia City Hall